Les carrières antiques de marbre numidique de Chimtou
Les carrières antiques de marbre numidique de Chimtou is part of the Tentative list of Tunisia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
The ancient quarries of Numidic marble of Chimtou comprises the site where the most precious types of marbles in the Roman Empire, the antique yellow marble was exploited. Traces of its extraction and related constructions can still be seen, as well as the “sacred hill” with its three sanctuaries and its exceptional collection of votive reliefs dedicated to the African-Roman god Saturnus.
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2012 Added to Tentative List
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